Sunday, March 28, 2010

Wise Cracks

I've made some wise cracks during Sunday school the past couple of weeks as we've learned about Joseph of Egypt. The teachers in my ward know that they can count on me whenever we have a famine of comments, so they asked me a question last week after they had explained how Joseph didn't really get along with his siblings: "What are some things we can do when we're having trouble getting along with our siblings?"

"Well," I said, "when I'm having trouble with my siblings, I sometimes find it's helpful to just throw them in a pit and then sell them into slavery."

Then today they had me read Pharaoh's dream and then told me to explain the gist of the dream to the rest of the class. So, naturally, I couched my response with lyrics of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. "Seven years of bumper crops are on their way. Years of plenty, endless wheat and tons of hay..."

Thursday, March 25, 2010

It's not easy peeing green

Upon returning from Stake Conference I saw a plate of delectable looking brownies waiting by my door. I would have eaten them immediately were it not for the ominous anonymous note inscribed with the foreboding line "...I hope this helps you get rid of the blues..."

I waited for a couple of hours after Joe had eaten a couple brownies to verify they were not ex-lax laden. I didn't want to be awoken from my Sunday nap by a bout of raging diarrhea.

The brownies were delicious, but they were laced with methylene blue, a chemical that makes your pee turn blue. I didn't consume nearly as many brownies as Joe, so my pee was only green.

Apparently, every apartment of boys in the ward had similar plate at their doorstep as well. We were all duped together. One kid in the ward told me he went to the bathroom and didn't look down at the toilet until he was about to flush. When he saw the blue he thought one of his friends had put toilet cleaner in, but when he remembered that they don't even own toilet cleaner he started to get worried. Then he started to pees together the puzzle.

I thought the colorful ordeal would end with one emptying of the bladder, but it was not to be. And so, it continued until Tuesday. I'm thinking about making brownies for everyone in the ward this week and writing notes that say, "I heard you were feeling red..."

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The link is up

All right, so if you have time, I'd appreciate it if you would appreciate it if you would view this accounting video I made for my class. It would also be good if you could log into your YouTube account also give the video a good ranking so I can get extra credit. Thanks!

Accounting Videos on YouTube?

My information systems professor divided the class into groups and wanted each group to take a topic about internal auditing and make a short video to post on YouTube. The group with the most views will get extra credit, so at least there's some good news to go along with the bad news of broadcasting our nerdiness across the internet. Anyway, my professor is posting our videos tonight, so if you have a chance before Friday at noon, click on the link I'll post tonight so we can win.and if you have a YouTube account, give our video a good rating :)

I'm going to post the video we made right now. I tried to throw in as many puns and dumb jokes as I could to make it bearable. I thought we did a pretty good job with our subject matter, but we're still nerds. Anyway, enjoy at your own risk!

Blog Neglect

So, I've been horrible. I know. I get it. I've just been really busy. So has everyone else. I know. I get it. The good news is, I have a lot of funny stories to tell. But, before I get to that, here's a quick run-down on my life. Life is good. I graduate from BYU with my masters in accounting in just a couple of months, so it will be nice to not have to worry about homework ever again. After graduation I'm planning to go to San Francisco to see one of my old roommates get married (to a girl) and at the end of the summer I'm planning to go to the Philippines again with some friends who served missions there. It's looking like I'll start working for PwC in Chicago right after Labor Day, so I'll be moving out to Chicago in the near future. On the dating front, nothing exciting is happening. I'm not closer to marriage now than I was in high school. I'm not intentionally putting it off, I just make myself so busy that I don't take the time to date. I guess you could say I've been bad at posting blog entries for the same reason I've been bad at dating. Anyway, that's the low down on me as of late. Questions?